New SF Career Field Manager Takes Office


Join me in welcoming Chief Master Sergeant Brian L. Lewis to the Air Staff. This was his first week as the Security Forces Career Field Manager! Chief Lewis has an impressive background and skillset needed in an environment where we are making huge changes in the career field. I look forward to working with Chief Lewis. His background is perfect for the Defenders we serve.  VR – Brig Gen Collins


Chief Master Sergeant Brian L. Lewis is the Security Forces Manager for Air Force Global Strike Command. Chief Lewis provides executive management and support to over 5,800 Security Forces Airmen assigned to nine wings at eight installations. He serves as the command’s primary Security Forces advisor on enlisted issues and interprets and ensures enforcement of nuclear and non-nuclear policy directives in order to execute combatant command war time taskings. He has held a variety of positions in the Security Forces career field, to include anti-terrorism officer, air base defense instructor and Major Command Inspector General Inspector.

Prior to assuming his current position, Chief Master Sergeant Lewis served as the Chief Enlisted Manager, 90th Security Forces Group, Francis E. Warren AFB, Wyoming.

1992 Security Police Technical School, Lackland AFB, TX
1992 Air Base Ground Defense Level I, Fort Dix, NJ
1996 Air Combat Command Pre-Ranger School, Nellis AFB, NV
1999 Airmen Leadership School (John Levitow Recipient), Aviano AB, Italy
2001 US Army Air Assault School (Distinguished Graduate), Ft Polk, LA
2002 Dynamics of International Terrorism, Hurlbert Field, FL
2002 Antiterrorism Instructor Qualification Course, Ft. Bragg, NC
2003 NCO Ground Combat Skills Level II (AETC Commander’s Award), Camp Bullis, TX
2003 Advanced Patrol Course, International Special Training Center, Pfullendorf, Germany
2004 USAF NCOA (Commandant’s Award & Distinguished Graduate), Kapaun AS, Germany
2007 Air Base Defense Command Course Level IV, Lackland Air Force Base, TX
2010 Deliberate & Crisis Action Planning Execution Manager, Wright-Patterson AFB, OH
2010 USMC Advanced Officer’s Course, Quantico, VA
2012 Defense Threat Reduction Agency Nuc Wpns Inspection Crse, Kirtland AFB, NM
2012 USAF Inspection Agency Basic & Nuc Surety Inspection Crses, Barksdale AFB, LA
2014 Defense Threat Reduction Agency Nuc Response Directors Crse, Barksdale AFB, LA
2016 Chief’s Leadership Course, Gunter Annex, AL


  1. December 1992 – June 1995, Response Force Member and Nuclear Weapons Storage Area Entry Controller, McConnell Air Force Base, KS
  2. June 1995 – July 2001, Master Facility Operator, Combat Readiness Forces Instructor and NCOIC, 31st Fighter Wing Antiterrorism/Force Protection, Aviano Air Base, Italy
  3. July 2001 – August 2004, NCOIC, USEUCOM Antiterrorism/Force Protection Level II Training Course and NCOIC, USAFE Regional Training Center “Creek Defender,” Sembach Air Station, Germany
  4. August 2004 – August 2006, NCOIC, Security Forces Training, Protection Level 1 Flight Chief, and Standardization Evaluator, Incirlik Air Base, Turkey
  5. August 2006 – December 2009, NCOIC, Integrated Base Defense for Air Combat Command’s Regional Training Center “Silver Flag Alpha,” Creech Air Force Base, NV
  6. December 2009 – April 2012, Superintendent, Plans and Deployments, Headquarters, Air Force Global Strike Command, Barksdale Air Force Base, LA
  7. April 2012 – November 2013, Superintendent, Support Branch Inspections, Office of the Inspector General, Headquarters, Air Force Global Strike Command, Barksdale Air Force Base, LA
  8. November 2013 – June 2015, Superintendent, Operations, 2d Security Forces Squadron, Barksdale Air Force Base, LA
  9. June 2015 – February 2016, Security Forces Manager, 620th Ground Combat Training Squadron, Camp Guernsey, WY
  10. February 2016 – September 2017, Security Forces Manager, 90th Security Forces Squadron, Francis E. Warren Air Force Base, WY
  11. September 2017 – August 2018, Chief Enlisted Manager, 90th Security Forces Group, Francis E. Warren Air Force Base, WY
  12. August 2018 – Present, Security Forces Manager, Headquarters, Air Force Global Strike Command, Barksdale Air Force Base, LA

Meritorious Service Medal with 7 oak leaf clusters
Air Force Commendation Medal with 2 oak leaf clusters
Air Force Achievement Medal with 5 oak leaf clusters
Naval Achievement Medal
Air Force Outstanding Unit Award with valor and 11 oak leaf clusters
Valorous Unit Award
Kosovo Campaign Medal with 1 device
Iraq Campaign Medal with 2 devices

Chief Master Sergeant – 1 January 2016

(Current as of September 2018)

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